Forums and committees

Carers NSW Policy Team and Executives participate in a number of regular forums and committees that provide opportunities for us to represent carers and advocate for change.
Key forums and committees attended by Carers NSW include the following:
  • NSW Carers Ministerial Advisory Council (Carers NSW CEO: appointed position)
  • National Policy Working Group (NPWG), National Network of Carers Associations
  • Strategic Carers Action Network (SCAN), Carers NSW
  • Carer Respite Alliance, Carers NSW
  • Carer Rights & Complaints Network, Carers NSW
  • NSW Carers Strategy Aboriginal Working Group
  • NSW Health Disability Inclusion Action Plan Steering Committee
  • NSW Health End of Life Implementation Advisory Committee (EOLIAC)
  • NSW Health Intellectual Disability Health Teams Advisory Committee
  • South East Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) Implementation Committee for the Disability and Carers Plans
  • South East Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) Diverse Carers Network Meeting
  • South East Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) Research Steering Committee Meeting: Carer Information Needs and Technology Preferences
  • Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) Carer Committee 
  • NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) Neurodegenerative and Neuromuscular Conditions Governance Group  
  • NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) NDIS Clinical Advisory Group
  • TAFE NSW Upskilling Carers Advisory Group
  • Transport for NSW Accessible Transport Advisory Committee 
  • Justice NSW Victims of Crime Interagency
  • Australian Aged Care Quality Agency NSW Agency Liaison Group
  • Federal Department of Health Aged Care Liaison Group
  • Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network (CESPHN) Disability Network
  • University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Institute for Public Policy and Governance (IPPG) Centre for Carers Research: Research Working Committee
  • University of South Australia (UniSA) Carers in the Balance Advisory Group
  • NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) Health Equity Alliance
  • NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS) NGO Research Forum
  • Council of the Ageing (COTA) NSW Ageing Alliance
  • Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) NSW Community Care Forum
  • ACON LGBTI Metro NSW Interagency
  • Nurses and Midwives’ Association – NSW Branch Aged Care Roundtable
  • Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW 'Our Journey' - creating pathways to build a safer, stronger, resilient and connected community for CALD people with disabilities
  • Mental Health Carers NSW (MHCN) Peak Advisory Committee
  • Everymind Carers Online Project Steering Group
  • ARC Linkage Project Disaster Risk Management Practices that Leave Nobody Behind Partners
  • National Disability Practitioners Disability Workforce Education Reference Group (NSW)
  • City of Sydney and Eastern Sydney Abuse of Older People Collaborative
  • Sydney Local Health District Children & Family CALD Disability Working Group
  • Joint Outreach Initiatives Network (JOIN)
  • South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Aboriginal Carers Research Project Advisory Group 
  • NSW Ministry of Health COVID-19 Disability Community of Practice
  • LGBTQ and PLHIV Palliative Care and End of Life Planning Needs Steering Committee
  • Project advisory group to develop an interactive mental health service pathway web-tool for people with intellectual disability



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